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Cervical Health Awareness Month calls attention to women’s health and gynecologic screenings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va. – January is Cervical Health Awareness Month as designated by the United States Congress. (Some organizations…

Rick, you have cancer.

August 1993: Three cute guys moved into the apartment next door. Little did I know that I would marry one of them six years later….

NCI-designated cancer centers call for urgent action to get cancer-preventing HPV vaccination back on track

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Katy Hobgood Ray St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Desk: 901-595-0564 Cell: 901-568-9869 Katy.Hobgood@stjude.org media@stjude.org Marvin Stockwell St. Jude Children’s Research…

The HPV vaccine: preventing cancer for over a decade

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. It’s so common that almost every sexually active person will get…

Higher cancer risk in LGBT communities

So far, this summer hasn’t shaped up to be anything like what you probably had in mind. As we continue to stay “safer at home”…

#VaccinesWork: Your best shot at cancer prevention

During the last week of April, people from around the world spread the word about World Immunization Week—a time to raise awareness about the vaccines…

HPV Awareness Week (Jan. 22-28)

The First North American HPV Awareness Week Takes Place January 22-28, 2019. Members of American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), the Global Initiative Against HPV &…

It’s time to observe National Immunization Awareness Month!

As summer comes to a close and kids head back to school, don’t forget to add one more thing to your school supply list: vaccinations….

Vaccines can lower your cancer risk

There are vaccines available to reduce your risk of developing cancer and National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is the perfect time to learn how these…

Back-to-school vaccinations

For most families, back-to-school means it’s time to head back to the doctor. The start of the school year is a helpful reminder to visit…